Welcome Waterloo co-op students!

Explore careers, gain experience and earn money through North America's largest co-op program.

Our students are some of the best and brightest, and our employers know it! One thing is for sure: co-op at Waterloo exists because of YOU and your talent.

Now that you're here, we're committed to helping you have the most positive co-op experience possible. Visit the sections below to help you on your way.

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  1. Jan. 18, 2023Peer support model makes a monumental impact
    Male student talking with his hands in front of laptop

    By: Matthew King (he/him)

    WE Accelerate team leads deliver value for first work-term students

  2. Dec. 22, 2022Warning about job scam targeting international students
    • Individuals, likely using false identification, are reportedly reaching out (via email and phone) to international students.
    • These scammers are promising to provide students with work-related credentials and pay stubs to meet program requirements for a fee ranging between $1,500 to $2,000.
    • Please protect yourself from scams.
  3. Dec. 13, 2022Dedicated Waterloo student wins Canadian Buildings National Student Scholarship
    Nadeine Metwali

    By: Maddie Savage (she/her)

    A prestigious scholarship is helping a Waterloo Architectural Engineering student to shape her career.

    Nadine Metwali received the first-place Canadian Buildings National Student Scholarship. Out of 587 students in the Canadian Buildings program, they selected her for the $3,500 award — which aims to identify students with high potential.

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  1. Jan. 26, 2023Working in the world of marketing, quality control and supply chain
    Abigail Ruhland in nature

    Hello! My name is Abigail Ruhland and I am a third-year Science and Business student. I am excited to share my co-op experience in marketing, quality and supply chain!

  2. Jan. 19, 2023A “cheat sheet” to Waterloo’s co-op resources
    Illustration of a computer screen, with the text saying A CHEAT SHEET TO CEE's  WORK SEARCH  RESOURCES

    I think we can agree that co-op is a wonderful opportunity that will provide you with life-

  3. Dec. 22, 2022Great jobs in every cycle
    Niharika Sharma in a bridge

    Niharika Sharma (she/her), a fourth-year arts and business student with a major in economics and a finance specialization, shares with us her wild and twisted journey of finding her co-op placements.

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